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Fitting 315/75/16 on stock F250 with an off-road package

So Iím in need of new tires on my 03 F250 that has the off-road package. Iíve got some 315/75/16 on another pickup that I never drive that the tires are pretty much brand new. Since my F250 is 16Ē I figured Iíd just swap tires, but I need to figure some things out first.

My questions are:

Will 35s fit under a stock suspension with the off-road package?

Does the off-road package even give me any more height that I could fit 35s?

IF 35s wonít fit, Iíd like to find a leveling kit that isnít going to kill the bank. I really donít want to go more than 2Ē-3Ē, Iím not much of a jacking it up in the air kinda guy.

That being said,

What are some leveling kits guys recommend?

What are some things I should look for/things I should stay away from?
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They will fit with a 2" leveling kit but if you have the stock wheels they will rub the leaf springs at full lock.

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The "off road package" or FX4 pack is just some skidplates, shocks and a sticker..... its the snow plow package that gives you the extra height.

35's need a 2" level minimum to fit. You'll also need to trim your bumper valance and pull your fender liners back.

With stock wheels they will rub the springs at 3/4 full turn.

Stay away from the mini spring packs that go under your leaf springs. They're cheap, ride like **** and not the safest thing out there.

The Rough Country, ProComp and BDS kits are all good. They're full replacement leafs and come with the needed hardware like shocks, trackbar bracket, ubolts, etc.

After the lift and 35's maintenance items like balljoints, tie rods/ends, steering box, PS Pump, etc are probably going to show their age real quick if they haven't already been replaced.

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